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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Meeting Set on Proposed Zoning Changes

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The city has approved a new comprehensive plan and is continuing to work to update the corresponding zoning code amendments.The city will hold a public meeting  to obtain feedback from  5:30 to 7 p.m on Wednesday, March 6 at the Poughkee...

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Planning Board
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Mayor Flowers Declares Snow Emergency

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Mayor Yvonne Flowers has declared a snow emergency effective 3 p.m. Saturday, January 6, requiring vehicles to be removed from designated routes. By that time, residents must find alternative off-street parking or to park their vehicles in public parking ...

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Planning Board
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Check Out Latest Issue of the Buzz Newsletter!

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Mayor Flowers reads to Krieger Elementary School students, attends conference in Albany; public hearing set regarding Mansion Street Bridge project, all this and more in The Buzz: City of Poughkeepsie E-Newsletter — February 23, 2024 -

The Buzz Ne...

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Planning Board
Posted on: November 2, 2023

City Is Digitizing More Historical Records

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City officials have received a $50,000 grant from the New York State Archives to digitize more historical records.

The city secured the grant through the Chamberlain’s office, which is responsible for the city’s Office of Vital Statisti...

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Planning Board
Posted on: September 26, 2023

City Sets Meeting on S. Grand Ave. Project

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The city plans to make significant improvements along South Grand Avenue between Hooker and College avenues and will hold a public information meeting about the project at 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 16 in the Common Council Chambers at Poughkeepsie City Ha...

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Planning Board
Posted on: March 6, 2023

City Officials Release Statements on Zoning Code Draft

Mayor Marc Nelson, Council Chairwoman Natasha Brown, and Council Vice Chair Nathan Shook issued statements today that they will not support amendments to the city’s zoning code which would have permitted the construction of detached accessory dw...

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Planning Board
Posted on: December 15, 2022

Public Input Sought on LWRP Draft

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The city is in the final stages of updating its Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP). The Updated LWRP reflects changes that have occurred in the Waterfront Revitalization Area since the City last adopted an LWRP in 1999, incorporate recommendat...

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Planning Board
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Fourth Open House Set for 'PK4Keeps'

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City officials are continuing to work on updating the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code and will hold a fourth open house for the “PK4Keeps” initiative on Wednesday, August 24.This event, which will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., in the City Hall Lobby, wi...

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Planning Board
Posted on: February 28, 2022

City Releases Housing Needs Assessment

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City officials have released a comprehensive study that highlights the challenges and opportunities it is facing regarding recent housing trends.

The report was prepared by Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress, a not-for-profit policy, planning, advocacy and...

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Planning Board
Posted on: November 16, 2021

City Sets Second Open House And Survey for ‘PK4Keeps’ Project

City officials are continuing the work to update the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Codes and have scheduled another open house, created a second survey and have made updates to the project website, PK4Keeps.org.

The city is seeking public input as it build...

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Planning Board
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Development Director Quinn Provides Chamber of Commerce With Update

City Development Director Natalie Quinn provided an update Wednesday to Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce on projects that have completed or begun construction in the city in the last few years.Quinn also discussed large projects recently appro...

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Planning Board
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Planning Board Meeting – December 15, 2020

Effective immediately and based upon notices and health advisories issued by Federal, State, and Local officials related to the Coronavirus, the City of Poughkeepsie Planning Board will not hold in-person meetings. Until further notice, all future Plannin...

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Planning Board
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Planning Board Meeting – January 20, 2021

Effective immediately and based upon notices and health advisories issued by Federal, State, and Local officials related to the Coronavirus, the City of Poughkeepsie Planning Board will not hold in-person meetings. Until further notice, all future Plannin...

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Planning Board
Posted on: February 10, 2022

City Planning Director Quinn Named Director of Development

Mayor Rolison has announced that City Planning Director Natalie Quinn has been named Development Director.

Quinn, a city resident, has been serving as Planning Director since 2019 and has led long-range strategic planning efforts for the city through the d...

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Planning Board
Posted on: January 26, 2022

City of Poughkeepsie Looking for Community-Minded Volunteers to Serve on Land Use Review Boards

Mayor Rolison announced today the City is looking for residents to serve on a number of land use review boards: Planning Board, Historic District and Landmark Preservation Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Waterfront Advisory Committee, and Shade Tree ...

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Planning Board